Crataegus tracyi 'Calamity Creek' - thorns in winter

Crataegus tracyi 'Calamity Creek'

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New to us, Crataegus tracyi 'Calamity Creek' grows to be a small tree with impressive thorns and green leaves which turn shades of orange and red before falling in autumn.

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New to us, Crataegus tracyi 'Calamity Creek' grows to be a small tree with impressive thorns and green leaves which turn shades of orange and red before falling in autumn. Clusters of pretty white flower appear in late spring followed by red fruit in autumn.

In the UK this is hardy but usually does best in a position with full sun and some shelter from strong wind. Avoid wet or waterlogged soils.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil. Tolerant of dry soil conditions.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: June.
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Large upright shrub initially and eventually a small, rounded tree once established.
    • Height: Eventually 5 m (16 ft) - 6 m (20 ft).
    • Spread: 4 - 5 m (13 - 16 ft).

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How Much Sun
Full Sun
Eventual Size
Tree - Small (4m - 8m)
Growing Conditions
Soil: Dry/Sandy, Soil: Acid, Soil: Not Fussy
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Fruit - Ornamental, Wildlife Friendly - Birds

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